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Jamaican Sunrise: The Promise, Problems and Ethos of Rasta Reggae

Carol Cooper, Black American, The, 1980

AS A BAROMETER of social pressure, and an indicator of public opinion, reggae music has no peer in the modern world of multi-media. As an art form it has withstood the critical scrutiny of an international audience all too eager to dismiss it as insipid, imitative, or incomprehensible.

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